Academy Awards

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The Oscars and the triumph of Social Justice Realism

June 17, 2020 5:36 pm

Hollywood’s audiences don’t care about diversity in movies as much as people in Hollywood do

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Joan Collins: Parasite didn’t deserve to win Best Picture

February 20, 2020 11:16 am

It now seems that it is absolutely prohibited to say anything about anything that doesn’t conform with the proscribed mores of the politically correct majority

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Even the Oscars after-parties have lost their shine

February 17, 2020 10:58 am

Hollywood celebrities talk a big game in public, but in private they enjoy letting their hair down

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The true cost of celebrity inauthenticity

February 16, 2020 11:41 am

Our heroes damage more than just themselves when they warp reality

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Joaquin Phoenix’s Oscars speech was beyond a joke

February 11, 2020 1:02 pm

What compels celebrities to make political interventions as if they were visiting foreign dignitaries?

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The age of celebrity is dead

February 10, 2020 10:09 am

The internet has killed the Hollywood star

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Stephen King and the warped morality of identity politics

January 14, 2020 5:11 pm

Liberals as a whole still tend to believe that people (and the art they make) deserve to be judged individually and on their own merits

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The media horror at Joker’s Oscar nods is deeply predictable

January 13, 2020 3:43 pm

It’s almost as though Hollywood itself has had enough of the protests, the lectures and the scolding

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Does Green Book deserve to be called ‘lying white guilt trash’?

February 25, 2019 10:42 am

Sure, the film isn’t a masterpiece. But is the dragging it’s receiving this morning wholly warranted?

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Oscar predictions, Oscar fictions

February 24, 2019 9:46 am

The multiplication of hosts will ensure that we’re sprayed with a greater barrage of politically correct drool than usual. I can’t wait

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Kevin Hart isn’t funny

December 7, 2018 11:57 am

Academy Awards viewers have dodged a bullet

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Kevin Hart is the offense archaeologists’ latest victim

December 7, 2018 10:37 am

The PC police have won, again